Courses for Schools

 

KGM is board approved, working in line with the Ministry of Education’s 21st Century Competencies and can be tied to the core curriculum!

Program Format:

We offer our programs in a number of formats, working in-line with your school’s needs. Some program formats include:
✓2-3 Periods ✓1/2 day ✓Full day ✓PA Days ✓Entire School Coding!
✓Weekly Registered Program ✓Customizable Times Available

What we Bring:

KGM brings ALL of our own equipment; computers, projector, cables, digital tablets, 3D printer and more!

Our Staff:

All of our staff are highly trained in child behaviour, safety and course material as well as possess a clean VSS, First Aid and CPR and lots of experience!

What are the Benefits:

            Benefits for Students

✓Logical and Analytical skills

✓Problem identification, formulation and solution

✓Planning and organization

✓Open minded to different perspectives

✓Information and communication skills

✓Critical thinking

✓Coordination of timing and interactions

✓Improve hand-eye coordination

✓Seek innovative solutions to unexpected problems

✓Interpersonal and collaborative skills

✓Self-direction

✓Accountability and Adaptability

✓Learn complex concepts (like recursion, conditionals, booleans, etc…)

✓Boosts Self-Esteem

             Benefits for Educators

✓Never be outdated in technology

✓Increase attention and retention

✓Incorporate technology as a cross curricular tool

✓Quality software to support classroom objectives

✓Easy-to-access software

✓Wide participation

✓Student motivation

✓Collaborative learning

✓Subjects made easier to learn

✓Differentiated Instruction

✓Ignite the creative potential of your students at a young age

✓Specific material customized for your class

 

Our Programs:

Kindy Cartoons (JK/SK)

This course is geared towards JK and SK children introducing them to the fun and creative world of cartoon animation. Kids will learn to create simple and fun animations, helping them develop logical and fine motor skills, stimulating creativity and self-expression. At the end of the program children will be sent their animated movies.

Computer Animation (Grades 1-8)
Children will unleash their imagination by creating their own animated cartoon movie! Kids will be introduced to the fun and creative world of cartoon animation. Kids will learn to create simple and fun animations, helping them develop logical and fine motor skills, stimulating creativity and self-expression. At the end of the program children will be sent their animated movies.

Video Game Creation (Grades 3-6)
Children will learn a visual programming language with an entirely icon-based interface allowing them to create and play their own video games on a PC or Xbox 360. They will learn advanced game design concepts in a simple, direct, and intuitive manner. This intelligent screen time is an excellent opportunity to introduce kids to computer programming. All games must follow our non-violence policy and will be sent home to parents after the program.

Games and Animation Programming (Grades 4-7)
In this Intelligent Screen Time course, participants will learn to program animated stories, interactive art, and games using fun and easy use multimedia software.  By working collaboratively and using their creativity, children will be solving problems and learning coding concepts such as conditionals, data, events, loops and more.

Mobile Games Development (Grades 6 to 8)
Design and develop your very own mobile game with our easy to use development tool. This course is accessible to everyone, from beginners to advanced programmers. We offer a multi-platform engine to create games for Apple IOS and Android operating systems.

3D Printing Workshops (Grades 2-8)
Come and 3D print with us! Fabricate from start to finish your own 3D objects such as cars, jewelry, robots and small toys and anything else you can imagine. Participants will take home one piece at the end of the workshop.

3D Printing Memorabilia Key Chain Workshop (Grade 8 Graduating Classes)
This 3D printing workshop is for the grade 8 students (or graduating class). Students will be able to model their own 3D keychain with their name, school and graduating year. Students will be working with mathematical concepts such as height, perimeter and depth to create their key chains. A 3D printer will also be on-site so students can learn how it works and choose from a number of different colours to make it their own.

Have an idea for a program but don’t see it here? Let us know and we can work with you and your staff to create a specific course to fit your needs.

Call us for a demo and price information at 1-855- 543-7473 or you can email us at [email protected]